Can You Trust the Web for Online Donations? [Infographic]

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Mobile online giving is important, but can we trust the Internet for online donations?

The infographic below highlights the Internet’s recent security and privacy failures and states that “75% of people already have or will have their data compromised in their lifetime.”

That’s a pretty scary statistic (however accurate it is) if you rely on the web to keep your data safe; but in the end, keeping your data safe has far more to do with you and me than it does companies and applications that store our data.

Take a closer look:

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How to Find the Freedom to Write: Time

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The last few weeks has been a vacation of sorts. For the first time in years I have broken away from work and spent much needed time with my family, long time best friend, and away from the Internet. There were several things that I’ve learned from my time away from work and the web […]

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Facebook Like Obsession: Street Mural

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This cartoony street art mural painted in Ferentino, Italy (picture above) reflects the truth about the obsession of getting Facebook Likes. Note the vision blinders, Facebook Like carrot on a stick, and the subtle touch of adding chains. Here’s a cool time lapse video of Mister Thoms painting the mural:

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Tech Wreck Tuesday #20: You Have to Turn It “On”

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Are you a sprinkler or a dunker? I’m referring to your church’s baptismal practices, by the way. We’re “dunkers.” For us, baptism has always meant “full immersion,” a deep plunging under water. Funny thing about water: sometimes, it’s cold. If you’re an old school dunker, you might be saying, “I’ll tell you about cold water, […]

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KidCheck’s New Mobile Child Check-In App

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Having a secure children’s check-in system is an essential element in providing a safe place for kids and peace of mind for parents. But yet many child check-in systems can be overwhelming and difficult to use, making it hard for both parents and organizations using these systems. That’s why systems like KidCheck is such a solid […]

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3 Essentials to Shoot Amazing iPhone Photos

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Over 60 million photos uploaded to Instagram on the average day. Whoa. The advent of digital photography and the camera phone has created a flood of pictures never before seen in history. How many photos are on your phone right now? Go ahead and check. I’ll wait. You’ve probably got a couple hundred. Now the hard question: How many […]

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Build Your Influence with a Social Media Kingpin

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Whatever your goals are in life, increasing your influence plays a crucial role. Without the ability to influence the actions, behaviors and beliefs of others we can never hope to change the world. One of the best steps you can take to increase your influence is to connect with other influencers. I recently had the […]

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Sparrow — My New Favorite Gmail Desktop App

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First, I tried Inky. Then, Postbox. And now, I’ve given Sparrow a few weeks to prove itself. For those that may have missed my previous reviews (here and here), I’ve been trying to get my email under control so it no longer controls me. I’ve had a few things in mind as I try them […]

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How Many Android Browsers Are There?

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As a web developer I’m used to testing sites on a range of different systems and browsers. There’s of course the good old desktop and laptops with many a different browser and screen size. However, it’s mobile when things get really interesting… With iOS there’s a few different sizes and browsers bit Apple have kept […]

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